1.The Kadri Manjunatha temple at Mangaluru was founded by
Matsyendranatha, Jogi of Natha Pantha.
2.Shiva Linga at Dharmasthala was brought by Annappa, from
Kadri, Mangaluru. Vadiraja Swamiji of Udupi consecrated the
3.Satyavati was daughter of the Chedi king Vasu.She was brought
up as a commoner, the adopted daughter of Dasharaja who was
a fisherman. She was the queen of the Kuru king Shantanu of
Hastinapur and the great grand mother of the Pandava and
Kaurava princes. She is also the mother of seer Vyasa.
4.Valmikiwas the son of a sage Prachetasa. Valmiki’s
name was Ratnakara. He was born along the banks of
Ganges. While playing he lost his way and began to cry.
He was pacified by a hunter who took the boy to his hut
in the midst of the jungle.
5.Kempe Gowda was the founder of Bangaluru, which
was designed by him in the year 1537.
6.Chola king Rajendra Chola was a greatest Chola ruler and
military generals of India .Chola rules spanned more
than 2,000 years. Rajendra Chola succeeded his father
in 1014 C.E. He spread Hinduism across Asia through
his naval conquests. He made extensive overseas conquests
of territories like the Andaman, Lakshadweepa, Thailand,
Cambodia,Malaysia, Laos, Indonesia and modern Vietnam.
7.Holi in India is celebrated in various names in different States.
Name of the State———————Name of Holi
Uttara khand————————Kumaoni Holi.
West Bengal————————Dol Jatra.
In Nepal also Holi is celebrated.
8.The oldest known temple in karavali, dedicated to
Lord Shiva is at Shambhukallu, Udyavar, Udupi.
Udyavar was formerly called Udayapura. It was
the capital of Alupas
9.Different names of Shiva are:
Aashutosh=One who fulfills wishes instantly.
Akshayaguna=God with limitless attributes.
Anagha=Without any faults.
Bhairav=Lord of terror.
Lalataksha; Bhalanetra=One who has an eye in the
Bholenath=Kind hearted Lord.
Chandrapal=Master of the moon.
Gangadhara=Lord of river Ganga.
Girijapati=Consort of Girija.
Hara=Master of the universe.
Jagadisha=Master of the universe.
Kailashadhipathi=Lord of Mount Kailash.
Mahakala=Lord of All Times.
Mahamaya=Lord of great illusions.
10.Chandipur beach in Odisha is home
to a rare phenomenon in which the sea
disappears suddenly and comes back on
a daily basis.It is also the location of the
Indian Army’s Integrated Test Range (ITR)